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GOP Chairwoman: ‘I’m Proud That Our Party Elected’ Michael Steele

Ronna Romney McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, used the sixth-annual “Black Republican Trailblazer Awards Luncheon” on Monday to push back against disparaging comments made by a spokesman of the American Conservative Union in regards to former RNC chair Michael Steele. McDaniel was in …

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Eight Years of Obama’s Weakness Toward Russia

During eight years of former President Barack Obama’s weakness towards Russia, the country invaded Ukraine, annexed Crimea, propped up Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and interfered in the 2016 election. At the beginning of his administration, Obama and his administration were eager to “reset” the United State’s …

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CNN Analyst Suggests Women Can’t Carry Guns Because They Wear Skirts, Dresses

A CNN analyst insisted Saturday that arming school teachers is impractical, arguing that women who wear skirts and dresses can not carry guns on their person. “A lot of these schools—Sandy Hook had an all-female faculty, from principal to teachers,” noted CNN senior law enforcement …

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Florida Bill Abolishing Free Speech Zones on Campus Fails

A bill abolishing “free speech zones” on campus failed in the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee last week. The Campus Free Expression Act (SB 1234) was temporarily postponed by a vote of 6-4 on Tuesday, in the face of bipartisan backlash claiming the bill could chill …

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Broward County Sheriff Can’t Say if Shooting Could Have Been Prevented: ‘We Understand Everything Wasn’t Done Perfectly’

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Sunday he couldn’t be sure if the Stoneman Douglas High School massacre could have been prevented if his office had handled matters differently. Israel appeared on CNN’s “State Of The Union” for a nearly half-hour interview with host Jake …

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Klobuchar: It’s A ‘Great Idea’ To Fine Social Media Companies For Failing to Purge Bots

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.) said Sunday it would be a “great idea” to fine social media companies that fail to purge themselves of bots. That idea was raised by “Meet The Press” host Chuck Todd after Klobuchar said social media companies have to stop …

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Father of School Shooting Victim: It’s Not About Guns Today, It’s About Safety in Our Schools

The father of one of the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting said the focus of the country should be on school safety rather than gun control in an appearance on “Fox News Sunday.” Andrew Pollack’s daughter Meadow was an 18-year-old senior when …

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Deutch Doesn’t Say If He Agrees Sheriff Has Provided ‘Amazing Leadership’ to Broward County

Florida Rep. Ted Deutch (D.) would not say Sunday if he agreed with Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel’s statement that he had provided “amazing leadership” to his department. Deutch represents the district where the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting occurred on Feb. 14, leaving 17 …

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Chris Murphy: We’re Not Talking About a Ban On All Semiautomatic Weapons

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy (Conn.) said “we’re not talking about a ban on all semiautomatic weapons” on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday morning. The question came in response to a CNN town hall Wednesday where the audience cheered a hypothetical ban on all semiautomatic …

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A Mind to Know God

An important part of my education began with a discussion of fairies. Before orientation at my small midwest liberal arts college, I overheard a professor who would become my mentor and friend complain of a student who confessed the existence of fairies and other nature …

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